Global Groove

Global Groove

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Global Groove Art, Dance, Performance, and Protest
Museum Folkwang
Hirmer, 2021

Taking an interdisciplinary approach, Global Groove outlines how encounters between Western and Eastern societies gave rise to new expressive forms in art, dance, performance, and design, and what influence this has had on the history of Modernism. It assembles a vivid chronicle of artistic cross-cultural contact, from early performances of Asian dancers at colonial exhibitions in Europe and pioneers of modern dance from the beginning of Japanese Butoh to contemporary performances.

By means of over 270 photographs, paintings, sculptures, films, and performances compiled by international experts, this gorgeous volume illustrates how new forms of expression in dance and art arise through transcultural encounters. Global Groove demonstrates how the effects of dance go beyond its aesthetic value, extending into the societal, cultural, and political development of modern societies.

German/English - 352 Pages - 27 cm x 23 cm – 1.8 Kg
ISBN: 978 3777437897



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